Editor at Ghana News Agency (GNA) 2023

The Ghana News Agency (GNA) is inviting applications from suitably qualified, result-driven, competent, and dynamic professionals to fill various vacant positions. The available position is Editor.

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Ghana News Agency (GNA) Programme Advert

  • Location: Ghana
  • Company: Ghana News Agency (GNA)
  • Closing Date : 24 March 2023

Key Duties and Responsibilities

• Develops story or content ideas, considering the Agency’s mandate and the public interest.
• Plans and processes the information in line with the Agency’s style, editorial policy, and publishing requirements.
• Conducts interviews, investigates, and makes follow ups on events to produce truthful, fair, and accurate news reports.
• Covers assignments and write stories and feature articles in a clear and concise form for publication.
• Ensures subscribers receive timely, relevant, high-quality content and stories in the public interest.
• Does live reports from scene and undertakes specialized field and project assignments.
• Research background of stories and produce comprehensive and accurate information for news features, documentaries and special reports.
• Establishes and maintains relationships with individuals who are credible sources of information to keep the flow of news in the national interest.
• Investigates breaking news, such as disasters, crimes, or human-interest stories.
• Edits news stories, checks facts and legal breaches, names, and titles of newsmakers to ascertain authenticity to ensure high quality news reports and feature articles that conform to GNA’s house style, vision, and mission.
• Rewrites stories by reporters when necessary to meet editorial and professional standards.
• Plans daily assignments for reporters.
• Briefs reporters before sending them out on assignments.

Qualification Required & Experience

• Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism or Communications with at least ten years working experience as a Journalist.
• Demonstrate ability to generate and develop story ideas.
• Excellent oral and written communications skills in English and must understand at least one Ghanaian Language.
• Good understanding of current affairs and capacity to engage in analysis of political, economic and social issues.
• Must have social media presence.
• Should be able to undertake standup interviews.
• Demonstrate ability to edit scripts and news stories.
• Experience in audio and/video or documentary production
• Strong knowledge and commitment to upholding ethical and professional standards.
• Passion for generating and writing interesting and relevant stories.
• Critical thinker, analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Great interpersonal skills and team player.
• Ability to work under pressure and good time management skills.

How to Apply the Ghana News Agency (GNA) Ghana

Send application to admin-gna@gna.org.gh indicating the applied Position as the SUBJECT and attach relevant documents (Educational Certificates, National Service Certificate etc).

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